Rajasthan News

‘One billion rising’ campaign meet in Jaipur

by RajasthanDirect
Jan 27, 2014

Jaipur now becomes one of the cities in the world which organize the ‘one billion rising’ meet. One Billion Rising is a global campaign to end violence against women held at a mall in Jaipur on Monday.

The event was organized by various women groups and received an overwhelming response with over 600 students attended the program.

Kamla Bhasin, a leading women activist has expressed concern over the rising cases of atrocities against women in the state.

“Merely strict laws cannot stop the victimization of women. We need to bring changes in our social system which is based on prejudices against women,” said Bhasin.

The group has also decided to hold a rally on February 14 in the city to sensitize people on women’s rights.

src: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/One-billion-rising-campaign-kicks-off-in-Jaipur/articleshow/29452969.cms

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